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|Low Water||High Water|
|05:31 (0.8m)||11:48 (3.4m)|
|18:02 (0.7m)||00:13 (3.4m)|
|Time to low||5:11|
|Tide height over CD|
|Mean Spring Curve||Mean Neap Curve||Intervening Period|
Small tidal stream inaccuracies can develop when advancing beyond HW Dover +6. Because of this we only enable today's tidal stream chartlets to advance 24 hours. Future tidal planning is best accomplished by using White Rock Bay's future tides predictor below.
The above image represents the current tidal streams offshore of this haven. Streams attaining three knots and above are highlighted by red arrows . All times are in local time with red text indicating springs, blue indicating neaps and gray between tidal events. Click [+] to advance the estimate by an hour and click [-] to step back. Future tidal planning is best accomplished by using White Rock Bay's future tides predictor below.
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Arrows represent the direction of tidal streams with lighter or shorter arrows indicating weaker streams. Stronger streams are indicated by heavier or longer arrows, and as mentioned above, red arrows flagging rates of 3 knots and above. Numerals represent [mean neap, mean spring] rates in tenths of a knot. For example the numbers 12,23 would indicate a mean neap of 1.2 knots and a mean spring of 2.3 knots.
More local tidal detailsToday's Strangford tides — High waters: 11:48, 01:00, Low waters: 05:31, 18:02
Today's Dover tides — High waters: 10:00, 22:20, Low waters: 04:27, 16:53
We are now approaching the next tidal event that will be Springs.
MHWS 3.6m MHWN 3.1m MLWN 0.9m MLWS 0.4m
Local high water is approximately Dover +0220 or Belfast + 0215. Inside the Lough tides decrease significantly: 6 kn between Strangford & Portaferry, 4 kn at Ballyhenry Island, 1.5 kn at Don O’Neill Island, up to 4 kn of tide through the channel Rainey and Sketrick Islands.
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Headline: Cloudy start this morning. Dry with some brightness this afternoon.
Today: A cloudy morning a little early light rain or drizzle in places. This afternoon will be dry with some sunny intervals breaking though. Feeling mild. Maximum Temperature 12C.
Tonight: Dry and mostly cloudy this evening. The rest of the night will remain dry with a good deal of cloud. A mild night. Freshening southwesterly breeze later. Minimum Temperature 7C.
Saturday: Dry and cloudy in the morning. Rain will spread from the northwest for a time in the afternoon, drier and clearer weather will follow on behind. Maximum Temperature 10C.
Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday: Starting off frosty in places on Sunday then dry and bright. Dry on Monday and Tuesday although a little rain on Monday night.
Click [+] to advance by twelve hours and click [-] to step back. The forecasted time is presented in the top left hand corner of the pressure chart. Click the image to display it in a full window.
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Belfast Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre (MRCC). Operational Area: Northern Ireland/ Irish Republic Border, Lough Foyle to Northern/Irish Republic Border Carlingford Lough. Belfast Coastguard (MRSC) VHF Ch 16, liaises closely with IRCG. Emergencies are worked on 16, 67 and working channel.
Alternatively, or if ashore, phone 999 and 112 and ask for ‘Marine Rescue’. Police, Fire and Rescue are also available on this number. Belfast (MRSC) may be contacted directly on +44 2891 463 933. An inshore lifeboat is maintained at Portaferry.
Other useful contacts in this area:
Strangford Lough Yacht Club
Whiterock Bay, Killinchy, Co. Down BT23 6PY
Tel:+44 28 9754 1883
Down Cruising Club
Clubship Petrel, 52 Ballydorn Road, BT23 6QB.
Tel: (Club ship ‘Petrel’) +4428 97541663
VHF: Ch 16 ‘Lightship Petrel’
Ringhaddy Cruising Club
Ringhaddy Road, Killinchy
Tel:+4428 97 541158
Police: +44 4461 5011, Medical Clinic +44 4461 3016
The key detail charts are British Admiralty 2156 ‘Strangford Lough’, scale of 37,500:1 and 2159 Strangford Narrows (incl. plans of Strangford at 1:5000) scale of 1:12,500. Imray chart C62 – ‘Irish Sea’ plus Northern Ireland Ordinance Survey No. 21 at a scale of 1:50,000 also cover the area.
Other useful Admiralty charts for this area and its approaches are: 1411 ‘Irish Sea Western Part’ scale of 1:200,000, 2198 ‘North Channel - Southern Part’ scale of1:75,000, 1753 ‘Belfast Lough’ scale of 1:37,500, 2093 ‘Southern Approach to North Channel’ scale of 1:100,000 , 2800 ‘Carlingford Lough’ (incl. plans of Warren Point and Kilkeel Harbour) scale of 1:20,000, 44 ‘Howth to Ardglass’ scale of 1:100,000, 1431 ‘Drogheda and Dundalk’ scale of 1:20,000, 633 ‘Plans on the East Coast of Ireland’ scale of 1:15,000.
Please note eOceanic makes no guarantee of the validity of this information. Whilst every effort has been made to use valid source data and ensure calculations are correct, no warranty is made. All tidal predictions are approximations and differences used to calculate times and heights at secondary ports are based on stated averages that reduce precision. This information is provided as a guide only and is not to be used for navigation. For navigation please refer to published tidal tables. Actual height and time of tides are affected by barometric pressure and other weather effects. Any data provided on this page is entirely used at your own risk and you must read our legal page if you view data on this site.